Jessie Jane Hodkinson

22 December 1899–16 March 1985 (Age 85)
Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jessie Jane

When Jessie Jane Hodkinson was born on 22 December 1899, in Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Jonathan Hodkinson, was 40 and her mother, Mary Gibson, was 39. She died on 16 March 1985, in her hometown, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Hodkinson
1859–1911
Mary Gibson
1860–
George Hodkinson
1880–1958
James Payne Hodkinson
1888–1966
Mary Bella Hodkinson
1890–1918
Robert Eckersley Hodkinson
1892–
Agnes Hodkinson
1893–1979
Elizabeth Lilly Hodkinson
1896–1919
Jessie Jane Hodkinson
1899–1985

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Hodkinson

    Male1859–1911Male

    Mary Gibson

    Female1860–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 3

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.
1908

Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 15

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): patronymic from Hodkin, a pet form of Hugh , or Hodgkin, a pet form of Hodge .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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